box seat


Definition of box seat

1a : a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand)
b : a position favorable for viewing something

Examples of box seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Milwaukee Journal ran its own contest, and Jeffrey D. Rosenbauer of Greenfield was given four box seats to a Brewers game for providing the nickname Cheese Whiz Kids. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "50 in 50: Brewers win 12th straight game on Easter Sunday," 12 May 2020 In the photos, the singer's husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, is also seen rocking a white Bryant jersey with the number 8 as the couple took in the big game from their box seats. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, "Ciara Sweetly Honors Kobe Bryant With Baby Bump Pic at Super Bowl 2020," 3 Feb. 2020 In late October of that ’57 season, Morabito suffered a fatal heart attack at his press-box seat at Kezar while watching a game against the Chicago Bears. Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, "History of the 49ers," 30 Jan. 2020 Reserved box seats are $12; indoor dining options are $39 ($51 on Nov. 1-2 and Nov. 29-30; $57 on Thanksgiving Day). Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "What to know about the Churchill Downs Fall Meet," 25 Oct. 2019 In video captured by a game-goer and a photo obtained by Sports Gossip, the supermodel can be seen watching the basketball game from box seats. Natalie Stone,, "Kendall Jenner Watches Ex Ben Simmons' Basketball Game 7 Months After Taking 'a Break'," 16 Dec. 2019 Some tickets remain for $46, with just a dozen or so premium box seats ($125) left, at Ben Crandell,, "Weekend preview: Hark, it’s the sound of ‘Grease,’ Jingle Bells and Madonna," 12 Dec. 2019 But the extent of the renovations, from demolition of the left and right field bleachers to the lower box seats, requires them to be compliant with the 2010 seating standards, Cerda said. Robert Channick,, "Feds probe whether Cubs’ $1 billion Wrigley Field renovation meets accessibility requirements," 6 Dec. 2019 For two more dollars, fans can sit in the modern new box seats along the first and third baselines. Jeff Parrott, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska’s ballparks: At Mulcahy Stadium, the fans keep the game together," 9 July 2019

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First Known Use of box seat

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Box seat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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